Overbearing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 34 pages
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Familiar Quotations Overbearing ndash; ArrogantArrogant and right is surely better than humble and wrong.ndash;Geoff ArbuthnotIf things always went wrong, no one could endure it. If they always went well, everyone would become arrogant.ndash;Saint BernardTo disregard what the world thinks of us is not only arrogant but shameless.ndash;CiceroWhen men are most sure and arrogant, they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.ndash;David HumeWe are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy.ndash;Dean KoontzTo knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood.ndash;George SantayanaI'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.ndash;Mike TysonOverbearing ndash; AuthoritarianToday's Catholic church seems to reward authoritarian personalities who are clearly ill, violent, sexually obsessed and unable to remember the past.ndash;Matthew FoxWomen's liberation, if it abolishes the patriarchal family, will abolish a necessary substructure of the authoritarian state, and once that withers away Marx will have come true willy-nilly, so let's get on with it.ndash;Germaine GreerOverbearing ndash; DespoticBut in all despotic governments, though a particular prince may favour arts and letter, there is a natural degeneracy of mankind.ndash;Joseph Addison

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